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Plot Bunnies

 I  know it doesn’t look like much, but I’ve sweated over this list for the last week. Literally. While editing Fool Me Once, I came to a point where things felt rushed, there needed to be more time for events to unfold naturally.   143 more words

Fool Me Once

How do Writers Measure Productivity?

If writers made widgets, there would be a mound of physical products sitting on the counter at the end of the work day.  Judging from the previous day’s tally, we could accurately determine if this happened to be a good day or bad one by the increase or decrease in sheer number. 1,176 more words

Fantastic Scary Books List

I *love* a good scary story. Having grown up on Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (Alvin Schwartz) and Alfred Hitchcock’s’ Mystery Magazine, I came to learn that stories with a twist at the end are the kind that really grab my attention. 356 more words


Why NaNoWriMo is a great cure for writer's block

It’s no secret. I’m a HUGE fan of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month, or NaNo). The event takes place in the month of November. Participants commit to writing a 50,000 new words of a novel in 30 days. 590 more words


Story Shop App

Hey guys, this is just a quick post to let you know about a really cool writing app that is currently in development by the guys from The Self Publishing Podcast. 37 more words


I'm Busy, Plotting

And it’s not just the book and the short stories (yes, that’s still happening, among all the other chaotic elements floating around my world right now) that are getting the grey cells shifting. 254 more words


Mid Week Motivator: Nano Prep

So perhaps you have decided to participate in Nanowrimo. The next thing that your thinking is what now?

This is the time to prepare, outline, characters and plot. 56 more words